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Film directing cinematic motion : a workshop for staging scenes

by Katz Steven D. (Steven Douglas)


The follow up to Steven Katz's best-selling 'shot by shot' essential book for both seasoned and novice filmakers. Thes success of any film is greatly dependent on how the scenes can best be shot, and how soon they can be completed. Ultimately it is up to the director to find the answer to these questions. Knowing how to get all your camera setups within the day's shooting schedule comes from experience, experience which ultimately affects a director's creative success. Film Directing, Cinematic Motion is a staging and blocking guide with 24 basic variations covering many dialogue and dramatic situations. Unique to this apporach is the practical evaluation of each staging strategy from the production point of view. The book includes interviews with well-known professionals who comment on the practical aspects of production. John Sayles [writer/director] Van Ling [special effects, Terminator 2] Dusty Smith [key group] Ralph Singleton [producer] Harold Michelson [art director] Allen Daviau ASC [cinematographer] Steven D. Katz is the author of the best-selling book Film Directing Shot-by Shot. Katz, a filmaker with 20 years experience, has worked as an editor, director and writer. Katz is also an accomplished artist and drew the 300 illustrations for the book. he has recently created techniques for animating storyboards on Macintosh computers.

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Copyright year 1992
ISBN-13 9780941188142
ISBN-10 0941188140
Class Copyright
Publisher M. Wiese Productions
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 294
Shelf No. GX231